Diabetes

FDA approves UVA-developed artificial pancreas

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved an artificial pancreas system—based on technology from the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology—that automatically monitors and regulates blood glucose ...

Diabetes

Big advances made against diabetes in 2019

(HealthDay)—A new artificial pancreas system, drugs that help control blood sugar and protect the heart and the kidneys, a new medication that delays type 1 diabetes, and a new way to track blood sugar throughout the day—2019 ...

Neuroscience

Diabetes drug relieves nicotine withdrawal

A drug commonly used to treat Type II diabetes abolishes the characteristic signs of nicotine withdrawal in rats and mice, according to new research published in JNeurosci. The finding may offer an important new strategy ...

Medical research

New drug helps combat metabolic syndrome

A new drug developed at Yale reduces a host of abnormalities associated with metabolic syndrome, an obesity-born condition that afflicts one of three adults in the United States, researchers report Oct. 2 in the journal Science ...

Diabetes

Designer type 2 diabetes drug comes with added benefits

A potential new treatment for type 2 diabetes has multiple, positive effects on health and metabolism in mice, reports a study in Nature. The new drug might have potential for treating a variety of disorders in addition to ...

Cardiology

Lower risk for heart failure with new type 2 diabetes drug

The new drug type for type 2 diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death, as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet ...

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